Training Spec

Dona Ana Community College
New Mexico, United States
$36,720.00 - $55,080.00
Nov 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Classification Summary

Conducts focused educational/training needs assessments within specified targeted adult populations; designs, develops, delivers, and evaluates a range of responsive educational curricula and training programs within defined fields of expertise.

Classification Standard Duties

Delivers group and individual instruction and training covering a range of technical, operational, and/or management areas in a specified field. Develops training curricula and/or recommends or utilizes vendor programs that meet instructional goals and objectives. Formulates training outlines and determines instructional methods, utilizing knowledge of specified training needs and effectiveness of such methods as individual training, group instruction, lectures, demonstrations, conferences, meetings, and workshops. Selects or develops training aids, including training handbooks, demonstration models, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials, and reference works. Coordinates or performs administrative functions necessary to deliver and document training programs. Evaluates effectiveness of training and development programs and utilizes relevant evaluation data to revise or recommend changes in instructional objectives and methods. Assists in analyzing and assessing training and development needs for individuals, communities, and/or university departments. May review instructor performance and recommend improvements to program content and/or instructor presentation methods; may recruit, select, and train instructors. May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Serves as main department team member responsible for industry, business, agency, and organization contract training, including outreach and marketing; needs assessment and analysis; developing, facilitating, or organizing trainings; and assessment and evaluation. Provides program support for various workforce development programs. Assists participants and students in understanding and selecting best training options available. Provides general support for various marketing and outreach efforts of the department, including web-based marketing, print, and social media. Knowledge of 21st century workforce development trends, market research methods, and program evaluation best practices will be beneficial in this position.


Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University’s mission, vision and goals.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Teaching and facilitation skills. Organizing and coordinating skills. Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.


Ability to determine training objectives. Ability to design, develop, implement, and evaluate training plans, curricula, and methodology.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Required Experience

Three (3) years of professional experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.